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1 in 4 older workers had alternative work arrangements in 2015    

Among employed workers, “6.4 % of those aged 16 to 24 were employed in an alternative work arrangement* in 2015, while 14.3% of those aged 25-54 and 23.9% of those aged 55-74 were employed in an alternative work arrangement, according to a 2015 analysis of CPS data.
 
*defined as temporary help agency workers, on-call workers, contract company workers, and independent contractors or freelancers
       
 
        Katz, L., & Krueger, A. B. (2016). The rise and nature of alternative work arrangements in the United States, 1995-2015. (p. 12) Princeton, NJ: Princeton University. Retrieved from this source.
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